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United States general election

Nov 8, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
States and communities across the United States will hold a general election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan primary election

Aug 2, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold its primary election on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Lessons learned: Michigan's Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities

Jun 10, 2022, 10:00-11:30 am EDT
The final event in our COVID-19 reflections series will feature Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer at CVS Health and former Chief Medical Executive for the State of Michigan, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes, the Director of the Center for Racial Justice.

Who gets to be an American: Race, fear, and surveillance in domestic policy

Jun 8, 2022, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT
This event—hosted by NYU Law's Brennan Center for Justice and featuring Ford School Professor Ann Chih Lin—will dive into the impact on communit­ies of color and present an oppor­tun­ity to learn about efforts to organ­ize and fight back so that every­one is gran­ted the oppor­tun­ity to feel at home on Amer­ican soil.

Community Tech Workers project

Jun 7, 2022, All Day
Jefferson East, Inc. Resource Hub
The Community Tech Workers project will pair three local residents with three U-M students to provide free one-on-one technology training and assistance to small business owners in Detroit's East Jefferson corridor.

Michigan May regular election

May 3, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold a regular election on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, and voters may have measures or candidates on their local ballots. The Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Wallace House presents the Eisendrath Symposium

Apr 18, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Wallace House presents Knight-Wallace journalists who have reported extensively from Ukraine and a U-M policy expert as they examine Putin’s suppression of a free press, the call for direct military support, and the geopolitical, economic and humanitarian consequences of the growing conflict.
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CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Much ado about debt?

Apr 7, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
With sovereign debt soaring, the issues of "how much debt is too much debt" and "what to do about it'' are likely to move once again from the technocratic realm of "quiet politics" into the electoral realm of "loud politics." Join Charlotte Cavaille, Assistant Professor at Ford School of Public Policy, as we discuss implications for future research, including the need to shift to elite-centric research designs.

The local impact of safety nets on communities of color

Apr 1, 2022, 10:00-11:30 am EDT
Dr. William Lopez, Kat Stafford, and Charles E. Williams II with moderator Dr. Mara Ostfeld will discuss the local impact of safety nets on communities of color during the COVID-19 pandemic. Opening Remarks by Provost Susan M. Collins. 

Mind over matter

Mar 24, 2022, 4:30-6:00 pm EDT
Policy and public sector professionals talk about their experiences battling stigmas while sharing useful tips on how to navigate emotions and feelings in the professional world.
North American Colloquium

North American electricity and energy security

Mar 23, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation about the findings of three papers from 2020-21's North American Colloquium, on climate policy, with their authors.